Red

2009 Château Fontanes Vin de Pays d'Oc les traverses de Fontanes

Cabernet Sauvignon

  • France
  • Languedoc Roussillon
  • Vin de Pays d'Oc
Drink between 2010 - 2013 (Edit)
CT87.3 30 reviews
2009
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Community Tasting Notes 21

  • studleytrey wrote: (89 points)

    September 28, 2015 - Hard to complain at $10 here. Dense, opaque coloring with ruby at the edges. Nose is a little tight, but some black fruit, flowers, and minerals can be coaxed. Medium body and acid, medium+ finish, and flavors of dark fruits and minerals on the palate. The persistence somewhat makes up for the lack of complexity. Worked just fine with hanger steak leftovers for lunch and pre-gaming for the G. Love & John Hammond show tonight.

  • Good Stuff wrote: (86 points)

    July 9, 2014 - Probably not a terrific way to begin with but I drank it too late as there was no bouquet, the tannins had completely softened and within an hour there was no fruit left.

  • Good Stuff Likes this wine: (89 points)

    July 29, 2013 - Very fair value, pleasant bouquet, very consistent flavor through the taste, tannins present but not over powering, worked well with flank steak

  • Anonymous wrote: (87 points)

    April 7, 2013 - Solid QPR.

  • fCOT wrote: (88 points)

    August 18, 2012 - deep black fruits with good texture but still with some green tannins on the finish.to revisit in a few months

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The Rhone Report

  • By Jeb Dunnuck
    Delving into the Languedoc Roussillon, Issue #7, 3/28/2011 (link) 90 points

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2009
  • Type Red
  • Producer Château Fontanes
  • Varietal Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Designation les traverses de Fontanes
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country France
  • Region Languedoc Roussillon
  • SubRegion n/a
  • Appellation Vin de Pays d'Oc

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  • In Cellars 49 (25%)
  • Consumed 150 (75%)

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